Raúl Castro Prepares to Resign as Cuba’s President, Closing a Dynasty Raúl Castro Prepares to Resign as Cuba’s President, Closing a Dynasty

Without the Castro legacy to rely on, his successor will face a minefield of tasks that even Mr. Castro failed to complete.

yesterday, 21:26
Kim Jong-un’s Travel May Be Limited by Aging Aircraft. That Means He and Trump Could Meet in Mongolia. Kim Jong-un’s Travel May Be Limited by Aging Aircraft. That Means He and Trump Could Meet in Mongolia.

Kim Jong-un is not known to have flown outside his country, and the question of his transportation complicates an already delicate and uncertain meeting.

today, 3:30
Riyadh Journal: Cinema Ban Lifts as ‘Black Panther’ Is Screened for Saudi Audience Riyadh Journal: Cinema Ban Lifts as ‘Black Panther’ Is Screened for Saudi Audience

A V.I.P. screening of the Hollywood blockbuster “Black Panther” in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, marked the end of a decades-old ban on movie theaters.

today, 0:11
Island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico; officials probe cause

An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory

yesterday, 18:28
3 men convicted in Kansas plot to bomb Somali refugees 3 men convicted in Kansas plot to bomb Somali refugees

A federal jury has found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas

yesterday, 21:20
UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria

The U.N. Security Council is heading to a remote Swedish estate this weekend for its annual retreat with the secretary-general after one of its most contentious weeks in years that saw ambassadors accusing each other of lying about a suspected chemical attack in Syria.

today, 2:46
Colombia could use drones to fight cocaine production Colombia could use drones to fight cocaine production

Colombia's police could start using drones to tackle a five-year surge in cocaine production that has jeopardized relations with the United States

today, 3:00
Spat over Haley 'confusion' raises questions about Trump foreign policy

The White House said the president wanted to hold sanctions.

yesterday, 21:29
California city sued over vote to opt out of 'sanctuary' California city sued over vote to opt out of 'sanctuary'

Residents in the tiny Southern California city of Los Alamitos are suing following a vote by elected officials to exempt the community from a state law limiting police collaboration with immigration authorities

yesterday, 21:26
New president selected in Cuba New president selected in Cuba

On Wednesday, Cuba selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro as president of Cuba. (April 18)        

today, 0:09